The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating continues this Friday with the Shiseido Cup of China. The 2018 Four Continents champions, 2018 NHK Trophy champions, and 2019 U.S. national bronze medalists Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker are among the competing skaters.
They talk about their programs, their ultimate goals for this season, tough competition, and more.
Last season, you struggled a lot with injuries. Is everything OK now?
Everything’s okay. I had a concussion at the beginning of last season, which held on to me for quite a while, pretty much through until the end of Worlds. But the recovery process was really good, and my team, including Kaitlin, the coaches, and U.S. Figure Skating, were extremely supportive in every step.Continue reading “Kaitlin Hawayek/Jean-Luc Baker: “It’s not fun to be competitive in a negative way””